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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Turman

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Alt. Meaning

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

U is for unique, your love of life.

R is for rewards, from your hard work

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Turman

Glynn Turman is an actor, director, and writer. He has had major accomplishments since 1972. Glynn was given the name Glynn Russell Turman on January 31st, 1947 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Lawrence Turman is a film producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1961 to 2001. Lawrence was born on November 28th, 1926 in Los Angeles.



Buddy was born on April 12th, 1933. He died on April 1st, 2007.


George Turman was a Lieutenant Governor of Montana. George was born on January 25th, 1928 in Missoula, Montana, U.S. He breathed his last breath on December 9th, 2008.



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Popularity of Turman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Turman U.S.
  White 65.55% 64.26%
  African American 27.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Turman

People with the last name Turman are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Turman

  • How Popular is the name Turman? As a last name Turman was the 6,570th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Turman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Turman is Sunday, July 25th, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Turman? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Turman. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Turman: Your name in reverse order is Namrut. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Numtra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Turman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,155 people with the last name Turman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Turman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Turman as their last name.

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